OPINION

November 7, 1956

UPROAR IN BRITAIN: London, 3 – Rarely in the history of the British Parliament has there been such a turbulent session as today’s. Even more rarely, if ever, have expressions been heard such as those used to criticize the prime minister, Sir Anthony Eden, and the foreign secretary, Mr Selwyn Lloyd (over the Suez Canal war). The three-hour session ended in pandemonium, with Labor MPs standing and shouting «Resign» and «Out with the hypocrite»…That evening the amazing rumor circulated that Deputy Foreign Undersecretary Anthony Nutting had resigned in protest at the French-British invasion of Egypt. GREECE: INTERNATIONAL CRIME: New York, 3 – Greece’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Mr Christos Xanthopoulos-Palamas, addressing this evening’s session of the emergency General Assembly… called the British-French-Israeli invasion an international crime. He added that the ill-advised attack on Egypt was the result of a nostalgia for colonialism, and a refusal to face reality… «That same colonialism,» said Palamas, «persists in the use of force against the Cypriot people and, using Cyprus as a base, is now trying to extend its rule over other peoples.»